Gay
Gay Gay, n. An ornament [Obs.] --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

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  • gay — gay …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • gay — [ gɛ ] adj. inv. • 1952 dans un contexte américain; mot angl. « gai » par euphém. ♦ Relatif à l homosexualité masculine, aux homosexuels. Des bars gay. N. m. Homosexuel. Les gays. (Parfois francisé en gai.) ⊗ HOM. Gai, guai, guet. ● gay adjectif… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • gay — late 14c., full of joy, merry; light hearted, carefree; also wanton, lewd, lascivious (late 12c. as a surname, Philippus de Gay), from O.Fr. gai joyful, happy; pleasant, agreeably charming; forward, pert (12c.; Cf. O.Sp. gayo, Port. gaio, It.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gay — ist ein aus dem Englischen übernommenes Fremdwort für homosexuell. Es wird als Adjektiv im allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch des deutschsprachigen Raumes häufig synonym mit schwul verwendet, weil es mehrheitlich als weniger direkt und dennoch nicht so… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • gay — 1. • There is no historical case for homosexual ownership of ‘gay’. So can we have our word back, please.’ Paul Johnson, 1995. This typifies the reaction of many people to this major change, occurring from the mid 20c but with occasional earlier… …   Modern English usage

  • gay — GAY, Gaye. adj. Joyeux. Un homme gay. un visage gay. mine gaye. humeur gaye. esprit gay. estre gay. rendre gay. se tenir gay. devenir gay. avoir l esprit gay, l oeil gay. avoir un air gay. il est gay & gaillard. Il sign. aussi, Ce qui resjoüit.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Gay — (g[=a]), a. [Compar. {Gayer}; superl. {Gayest}.] [F. gai, perhaps fr. OHG. g?hi swift, rapid, G. g[ a]h, j[ a]h, steep, hasty; or cf. OHG. w?hi beatiful, good. Cf. {Jay}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Excited with merriment; manifesting sportiveness or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gay — Gay: Gay мужчина с гомосексуальной идентичностью, другие названия: гомосексуал, голубой, человек с нетрадиционной сексуальной ориентацией. Gay фамилия «Гей» на иностранных языках. Gay   общепринятое сокращение (обозначение) имени… …   Википедия

  • Gay — /gay/, n. 1. John, 1685 1732, English poet and dramatist. 2. a female or male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) gay rights movement Gay John Gay Lussac Joseph Louis Marvin Pentz Gay * * * …   Universalium

  • gay — agg.inv., s.m. e f.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} 1. omosessuale: scrittore, cantante gay 2. agg.inv., proprio, tipico degli omosessuali | frequentato da omosessuali: locale gay | improntato a tematiche omosessuali: cinema, letteratura gay {{line}} …   Dizionario italiano

  • gay — s. v. homosexual. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  GAY s.m. Homosexual. [pr.: ghei] (cf. engl. gay (fr. gay, gai) < formă eufem. a lui gay = vesel, voios < engl.med. gai < fr.v …   Dicționar Român

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